EghtesadOnline: The 2015 nuclear deal is a “perfect” treaty to assure the world of the peaceful nature of Iran's nuclear program, and negotiations about any other concern should be built on this agreement, the former director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency said.
EghtesadOnline: A senior South Korean diplomat, who has been engaged in talks with the United States over Iran sanctions, said Seoul is hopeful that humanitarian trade with Tehran will come back on track in the near future.
EghtesadOnline: Iraq can continue importing Iranian natural gas and power until June, said Joey Hood, charge d’affaires of the US mission in Iraq.
EghtesadOnline: Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has warned the United States of an “unprecedented defeat” in its campaign of sanctions and pressure against the Iranian nation.
EghtesadOnline: Following fresh US sanctions on Iran over its nuclear program that puts the strategic Chabahar Port project in jeopardy and calls for a complete stop to all Iranian oil exports, India is in touch with all stakeholders over the matter, India’s External Affairs Ministry said on Thursday.
EghtesadOnline: Washington’s ambassador in Berlin has been pressuring German firms “daily” to comply with American sanctions on Iran, a spokeswoman said on Thursday, even as European governments look to shield their companies from the US ire.
EghtesadOnline: Investors are worried about a US Treasury investigation into majority state-owned Turkish lender Halkbank, which faces a potentially hefty fine for allegations of Iran-sanctions busting.
EghtesadOnline: Iraq’s economy is so closely linked to Iran’s that Baghdad intends to ask Washington for permission to ignore some US sanctions on its neighbor, Iraqi government and central bank officials said.
EghtesadOnline: India, the second biggest crude customer of Iran, may cut its imports from the Islamic Republic by half to secure a waiver from the US to continue with shipments, people familiar with the matter said. Officials from the US had discussed the issue of a conditional waiver on sanctions in talks last month in New Delhi, the people said, requesting not to be identified as the discussion was private, Reuters reported.
EghtesadOnline: Crude oil prices rose more than 1% on Friday as US sanctions against Iran looked set to tighten supply, but futures contracts posted a weekly decline since investors worried that global trade disputes could slow economic growth and hurt energy demand.